Utthita Trikonasana (Triangle Pose)

Utthita Trikonasana (Utthita-Trikoṇāsana) = triangle pose

Dṛṣṭi: hastāgre = to the tip of the hand

Stand with your feet a reasonable distance apart.

Point your right foot to the right so that the feet are 90 degrees to each other.

Inhale and bring the arms up to the sides and to shoulder height.

Keep the chest lifting as you lean to the right and exhale place the right hand lightly on the right leg (eventually holding the big toe).

Inhale and stretch the left arm upwards, and exhale gently turn your head to look up towards the left hand.

Turn the head to the side if you feel strain on your neck.

Hold here for three breaths and then inhale come up and out.

Repeat on the other side.